Austria, Upper Austria, Linz, Death Certificates, 1818-1899 is a free collection at FamilySearch with name-searchable death certificates as well as browsable images of death certificates from Austria.
[su_heading size=”20″]How Do I Read the Records? [/su_heading]
These records are written in German and FamilySearch provides the following German language helps.
- German Language and Languages
- German Genealogical Word List
- Germany Handwriting
- Reading German Handwritten Records
Here is an example of an Austrian death certificate written in German with English translation helps provided by FamilySearch.
*”Österreich, Oberösterreich, Linz, Totenbeschauzettel, 1818-1899.” Database with images. FamilySearch. https://FamilySearch.org : 19 September 2017. Oberosterreichisches Landesarchiv (Upper Austrian Provincial Archives), Linz, Austria.
[su_heading size=”20″]What Can I Learn from these Records? [/su_heading]
These records include Austrian death certificates and may contain:
- Name of the deceased
- Country of origin
- Last residence
- Date and time of death
- Cause of death
- Date of burial
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